Family Excavation Days
June 11 & July 30, 2016

Family Excavation Day participant learning how to map artifacts

Give your family the opportunity to learn about prehistoric peoples and archeology and explore the scientific process. Family Excavation Day combines an introduction to archeological excavation with the exploration of prehistoric life. Join us for a fun day of discovery!


Program Details: The program runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 11 and July 30. Tuition is $40 per person and covers supplies and instruction. Food is not included in the program. Bring a picnic lunch or dine at a local restaurant. View the tentative schedule.

Who May Enroll: Children ages 7-17 and their families and guardians.

How to Enroll

Click here to download the Family Excavation Day Application.

Upon receipt, we will send you a confirmation by email, a packet of additional information, and instructions for payment. Either full payment or a 30% deposit will secure your spot in the program.

If you have not received confirmation, we have not received your application!

Participants get to wash the artifacts they excavate

Registration for the program closes one week prior to the start of each session. Register early to reserve a space for your family. Enrollment is limited to 15 people per session.

If you have any questions, please contact the CAA at or 618-653-4316 for more information.